Try this quiz:
1 Have you ever wanted to vote for a local
candidate but didn’t like their party?
2 Have you ever wanted to vote for a party but
didn’t like their local candidate?
3 Have you ever wondered how a party that
gets 40 per cent of the votes can ever form a
If you answered “yes” to any of the questions above,
Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) is made for you.
With MMP, you get two votes.
With the first, you vote for your local candidate, just like you do now.
With the second, you vote for the party of your choice – even if it’s
different from the party of your local candidate.
When the votes are counted , the number of seats a party gets
reflects the number of votes the party gets. A party with
40 per cent of the votes will get 40 per cent of the seats.
It’s fair for everybody.
On October 10, vote for